The Scituate parade is the largest St. Patrick’s parade on the South Shore.
by Boston Parents Paper
Cape Cod, March 8, 11am. This St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at the corner of Long Pond Drive and Route 28 in South Yarmouth. 508-362-7239; capecodstpatsparade.com.
Worcester, March 9, noon. The parade starts at the corner of Park Ave. and Mill St. 508-753-7197; stpatsparade.com.
North Easton, March 14, 9am – 5pm, The Children’s Museum in Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave., North Easton. Celebrate a wee bit early with Celtic music, crafts and a little leprechaun magic. Wear green! Free with admission. 508-230-3789; childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Sturbridge, March 15, 9:30am – 4pm, Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge. St. Patrick’s Day events will be in full swing with Irish music, food, step dancing and stories. Kids free with adult admission. 800-733-1830; osv.org.
Boston, March 15, 10:30am, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a presentation of traditional and contemporary Irish dance from The Greene O’Leary School of Irish Dancing. Registration required. FREE. 617-514-1600; jfklibrary.org.
Abington, March 16, 1pm. This St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at the corner of Orange St. and Washington St. 781-878-1570; eddiebaileysgarage.com.
Boston, March 16, 1pm. This St. Patrick’s Day parade starts on West Broadway near the Broadway MBTA stop. 781-436-3377; southbostonparade.org.
Scituate, March 16, 1pm. This St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at Gates Middle School on First Parish Road. 781-545-4000; weloveaparade.com.
Franklin Park Zoo & Stone Zoo, March 16, 10am – 4pm, Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston; Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St., Stoneham. Watch as many of the animals receive St. Pat’s-themed enrichment items. Free with admission. 617-541-5466; zoonewengland.org.
St. Patrick's Day at Boston Children's Museum, March 17, 11am - 3pm, 308 Congress St., Boston. Watch the Boston Police Gaelic Column of Pipes and Drums at 11:30am, make a four leaf clover, create green bubbles and join in on the St. Patrick’s Day parade at 2pm.
We hope your family has a great time at one of these St. Patrick’s Day events and parades.
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